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Ari Mpya Group
In this Group: Muslima, Ashura, Nuru
Muslima, who is in her late 40's, is married with two children; one of them is still at school and the other one is grown up. She has been running two business, selling cosmetics and vending food, since 2007. She works from 8 AM to 4 PM daily and is able to make a good monthly profit.

This will be Muslima's tenth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to increase the food stock whenever she got a new loan and started selling cosmetics. She has paid back all her loans successfully. She is doing great with the loan. She used the profit to pay school fees and cover household expenses. She will use this loan to buy rice, flours, cooking oil, and charcoal for cooking and cosmetics to resell. She dreams of becoming an international business woman.

Muslima will share this loan with her loan group, Ari Mpya, with three members who will hold each other accountable for paying back the loan.

Additional Information

About Tujijenge Tanzania

This loan is administered by Tujijenge Tanzania, which was founded in 2006. It has operations in Dar es Salaam, the coastal region, and the Lake Victoria region. The organization aims to reach out to micro entrepreneurs and provide them with financial and social intermediation services because capital is one of the major barriers to development and success for micro-enterprise initiatives in Tanzania.

For more information on Tujijenge Tanzania, please visit its partner page, or join its lending team.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Tanzania

  • $1,900
    Average annual income
  • 19
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    Tanzania Loans Fundraising
  • $16,082,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,683.5
    Tanzania Shillings (TZS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Ari Mpya Group's $1,975 loan helped a member to buy rice, flours, cooking oil, and charcoal for cooking and cosmetics to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2014
Jun 22, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014